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#1 of 3 Old 05-15-2011, 03:16 AM - Thread Starter
 
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My daughter and I were just wondering whether some lip balm is OK which said Use By 2004 on it, and I found this site which gives the expiration dates for a lot of things. I was surprised that lip balm can last up to 5 years apparently.   (Which makes my lip balm a bit old to keep!)

 

One thing it said which I disagree with is that soap only lasts up to 3 years. I am sure that is wrong?  as I have kept bars of soap for over ten years and they are still perfect.

 

It's a still useful guide though; here is the site, it may be useful for somebody for working out what to chuck out.

 

 

http://www.organizeyourlife.org/expiration.htm


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Thanks for the link. I'm going to go toss a few things tonight.
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Thanks for the link. I'm going to go toss a few things tonight.


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